Dunsparce

Dunsparce is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Land Snake Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 206
Type Normal
Species Land Snake Pokémon
Height 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 30.9 lbs (14.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Serene Grace
2. Run Away
Rattled (hidden ability)
Local № 052 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
052 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
035 (Black 2/White 2)
040 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
063 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 145
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 45
85 207
Total 415 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Dunsparce.

Evolution chart

Dunsparce changes

Pokédex entries

Gold When spotted, this POKéMON escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
Silver If spotted, it escapes by burrowing with its tail. It can float just slightly using its wings.
Crystal It hides deep inside caves where no light ever reaches it and remains virtually motionless there.
Ruby
Sapphire
DUNSPARCE has a drill for its tail. It uses this tail to burrow into the ground backwards. This POKéMON is known to make its nest in complex shapes deep under the ground.
FireRed If spotted, it escapes by burrowing with its tail. It can hover just slightly using its wings.
LeafGreen When spotted, this POKéMON escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
Emerald Its drill-tipped tail is used to burrow into the ground backwards. This POKéMON is known to make its nest in complex shapes deep under the ground.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It digs into the ground with its tail and makes a mazelike nest. It can fly just a little.
HeartGold When spotted, this Pokémon escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
SoulSilver If spotted, it escapes by burrowing with its tail. It can float just slightly using its wings.
Black
White
It digs into the ground with its tail and makes a mazelike nest. It can fly just a little.
Black 2
White 2
It creates mazes in dark locations. When spotted, it flees into the ground by digging with its tail.
X When spotted, this Pokémon escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
Y It digs into the ground with its tail and makes a mazelike nest. It can fly just a little.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Dunsparce has a drill for its tail. It uses this tail to burrow into the ground backward. This Pokémon is known to make its nest in complex shapes deep under the ground.
Ultra Sun It travels by digging through the ground. Diglett and Dunsparce share one another’s tunnels happily.
Ultra Moon When it sees a person, it digs a hole with its tail to make its escape. If you happen to find one, consider yourself lucky.

Moves learned by Dunsparce

Moves learnt by level up

Dunsparce learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1RageNormal 20 100
3RolloutRock 30 90
6SpiteGhost 100
8PursuitDark 40 100
11ScreechNormal 85
13Mud-SlapGround 20 100
16YawnNormal
18Ancient PowerRock 60 100
21Body SlamNormal 85 100
23Drill RunGround 80 95
26RoostFlying
28Take DownNormal 90 85
31CoilPoison
33DigGround 80 100
36GlareNormal 100
38Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
41EndeavorNormal 100
43Air SlashFlying 75 95
46Dragon RushDragon 100 75
48EndureNormal
51FlailNormal 100

Egg moves

Dunsparce learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Dunsparce egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AstonishGhost 30 100
BideNormal
BiteDark 60 100
CurseGhost
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
HexGhost 65 100
Magic CoatPsychic
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
Trump CardNormal

Move Tutor moves

Dunsparce can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Dunsparce is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Dunsparce can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Dunsparce does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Dunsparce does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Dunsparce sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Dunsparce  sprite from Silver Dunsparce  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dunsparce  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dunsparce  sprite from Black & White Dunsparce  sprite from X & Y Dunsparce  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Silver Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Black & White Dunsparce Shiny sprite from X & Y Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Dunsparce

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Dark Cave
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Three Isle Port
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 208
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Dark Cave
Black
White
Route 12
Black 2
White 2
Route 1, 2, 6, 12, 18, 20, Dreamyard, Victory Road, Village Bridge, Floccesy Ranch, Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Route 3, 22
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 2
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Dunsparce
Japanese ノコッチ (Nokocchi)
German Dummisel
French Insolourdo

Name origin

dun
yellow
sparse
rare